Season 9 | Explore all Episodes

Premiere date: March 29, 2020
The medics and midwives of Nonnatus House encounter new challenges as the population shifts, rules change and old diseases return. Meanwhile, their own experiences are fueled by love, loss and doubt.

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Behind the Scenes | Writing for the Times
The cast and crew behind Call the Midwife discuss how the writing keeps the show relevant, fresh and speaks to today's challenges.
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Blogs from Season 9

A Call to Action
A Call to Action
by Andrea Altomaro | May 26, 2020
Trixie's words echoed down to the generations of midwives before her and the ones after her, and all to all of the health care providers who work with vulnerable, underserved populations.
Every Person Deserves a Midwife
Every Person Deserves a Midwife
by Michelle Collins | May 18, 2020
We “midwife” people both into, and out of, this life. If you think about just the physiologic processes involved in both birthing and dying, the two are remarkably similar.
The Faces Behind the Numbers
The Faces Behind the Numbers
by Katie Moriarty | May 18, 2020
When I watched this last episode of Season 9, I was proud of Trixie. I think she would be proud of us as we weather the storms and strive to shine in our time.
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 8 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 8 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | May 18, 2020
“Call the Midwife” family, we’ve made it to the season finale and oh what a time it has been over these past few months.
I Believe in You
I Believe in You
by Andrea Altomaro | May 11, 2020
Here’s to Call the Midwife for accurately representing the work of midwives, bringing the knowledge of the midwifery model of care to the mainstream. Happy Nurses Week!
When Daily Challenges Cloud Out Judgment
When Daily Challenges Cloud Out Judgment
by Michelle Collins | May 11, 2020
Challenges for Dr. McNulty, for Sister Frances, for Nurse Franklin, for Marian Arnsby, and for others. All different, yet all challenges just the same.
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 7 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 7 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | May 11, 2020
A week has gone by since Episode 6 of “Call the Midwife” tore through our hearts and dragged us through the emotional passing of Warren Bryant. It was a journey we didn’t sign up for, but here we are.
The Medicalization of Birth
The Medicalization of Birth
by Katie Moriarty | May 11, 2020
With the opening scene I could feel a visceral difference in the room and the approach to assisting the woman in childbirth.
'The Bonds, However Delicate, Were Perfect'
'The Bonds, However Delicate, Were Perfect'
by Michelle Collins | May 04, 2020
When people hear what any birth worker does, they inevitably comment on how “happy” our work must be. Yes, it is a glorious place to be. When it is sad, though, it is the saddest of places to be.
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 6 GIF Recap Episode Recap
Call the Midwife Season 9, Episode 6 GIF Recap
by Emma Goddard | May 04, 2020
We’re not sure about the rest of you, but it’s been many moons since we last succumbed to Heidi Thomas’ poetic writing with a true, heart wrenching ugly cry.
Discovering Ways to Cope with the Here and Now
Discovering Ways to Cope with the Here and Now
by Katie Moriarty | May 04, 2020
As a Modern Day midwife in the midst of COVID-19, times are difficult as we have to rethink how to share our joys and our struggles and even our grief.
Surviving Trauma as a Health Care Provider
Surviving Trauma as a Health Care Provider
by Andrea Altomaro | May 04, 2020
I may feel overwhelmed, stretched in every direction between all of my responsibilities, but I’m so grateful for the mental escape each week as I tune in to Call the Midwife.